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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-10-20

It's a girl - but can baby Sarkozy win Dad votes?

The new First Baby makes French headlines as the papers ask if she will improve Dad's poll ratings. They also ask why we don't have more sympathy for Greece, and if Ségolène Royal can still be relevant to French politics.

Le Parisien reckons that while President Sarkozy and wife Carla must be thrilled, it won't help them in the polls.

Liberation asks its readers how they would feel if they were Greek - and calls on them to have more sympathy.

Le Figaro profiles 14 candidates to be French president in 2012 - although they may not all stand.

And Ségolène Royal is still on the front pages - she tells Le Parisien she's behind her ex François Hollande all the way. 

By Elena CASAS

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2017-08-18 Spain

Terror in Barcelona

PRESS REVIEW - Fri. 18.08.17: Papers in Spain and around the world react to yesterday's deadly terrorist attack on Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona. El Mundo calls for 'unity...

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2017-08-17 Donald Trump

Lebanon repeals 'rape law', but activists say more is needed to protect women

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Donald Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville continue to draw criticism. The New York Times says the US president has failed...

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2017-08-17 smoking

'Why do French people smoke so much?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Fresh figures show that tobacco consumption in France has remained stable over the past year, despite efforts by the government to reduce smoking....

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2017-08-16 USA

Trump again blames both sides for Charlottesville violence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage across party lines for once again blaming both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, in...

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2017-08-16 Emmanuel Macron

'Macron: The shadow of a doubt'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: Papers across France focus on Emmanuel Macron’s first 100 days in office. It’s been a complicated summer for Macron. After riding on a wave of...

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